Meet the Team

Barry Cooper

Director

Barry brings over 20 years’ engineering and manufacturing experience within the energy, manufacturing and construction sectors. Barry is passionate about supporting organisations in adopting risk-based approaches to deliver change, improve sustainability and maintain regulatory compliance.

Alan Vasey

Director of Quality

Alan is our ISO Management Systems expert and has worked within a diverse range of industries and job roles, including Quality and Operations Management, Process Engineering and Business Improvement. He is well placed to ensure processes and procedures are developed to promote business improvement and supports this with a Master’s degree in Total Quality Management and Organisational Excellence and a degree in Management Studies. Alan enjoys supporting organisations in their pursuit of excellence and agrees that this can often be challenging and demanding but the rewards are all worthwhile.

David Mulligan

Associate Director, Health, Safety, Environment & Security

David’s background is 35 years’ experience, with senior site and multi-site management roles in high-hazard manufacturing facilities in the UK and overseas. He brings sound science and engineering technical knowledge, experience in design and operation of manufacturing plant, qualifications in occupational health and safety, and environmental regulations and standards, expertise in process safety management, along with good communication and presentation skills. David’s interest is using his skill set and depth of experience with organisations that value HSE, and that believe in the wide-ranging benefits that a good HSE program can bring. He believes that it is possible to create effective but pragmatic HSE management systems that meet necessary requirements, raise HSE performance and change the way people work for the wider benefit of the business.

Peter Hughes

Health & Safety Advisor

Peter is a Health & Safety professional, with vast experience in helping North East businesses with their bespoke H&S requirements. Peter understands legal health and safety guidelines and is experienced in supporting businesses in achieving their goals in many industries, including manufacturing and engineering. Since joining Pentagon Assurance in 2021, Peter has been able to put his skills and experience to good use, garnering significant recognition with key clients.

Iyvann Ferguson

QHSE Operations Coordinator

Iyvann brings over 20 years of experience of working in the construction and manufacturing industry. With a vast experience of implementation and maintenance of ISO Management Systems, Iyvann also supports clients through the process of achieving third party accreditations helping to ensure processes and procedures are developed to promote business improvement. In 2021 Iyvann achieved the NEBOSH Certificate in Health and Safety and utilises her skills in the day-to-day operations of our team across functions of ISO and Health and Safety systems.

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